Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Global youth connect website
By Christopher Leroux., Completed for: Global Youth Connect; Supervising Professor: Ray Dart; Trent Centre for Community Based Education., 1 binder of appendices, 14 cassette tapes comprising recorded meetings., ADMN 482.
Greasing the wheels
by Sarah Bailey. --, Includes bibliography., Completed for: Fisher Gauge Industrial History Learning Centre, Professor Marg McGraw, Trent University, Trent-Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2003., Includes bibliographic references., WMST 387 - Immigrant Women in Canada.
Green enterprises in Peterborough County
From an environmental perspective, the essential importance of community economic development is its ability to move communities toward self-reliance. That, in turn, will result in much more efficient use of local natural and secondary resources as people connect with their surrounding environmental and understand the importance of persevering local resources for he needs of future generations within their own community. Though formulations of the sustainable community economic development (SCED) concept vary, most include environmental sustainability as a central component. Green enterprise is able to integrate this aspect of SCED into both its processes and the products it generates. Green Enterprise can play an educational role, providing an example of environmental responsibility and showing that this responsibility can support successful business. It can also provide the community with increase choice about the types of goods and services it consumes, increasing local empowerment., Introduction -- Revised study plan. Revised study objectives -- The development of the Green Enterprise concept. Externalities and trade-offs. Questioning consumer culture -- Evaluating greenness in the context of SCED: Issues and study methods. Broad-based and small business emphasis of study. Resource/time commitment. Interviews. Framing results -- Results. Response rate and types of responses. Perceived applicability and response. Definition of green enterprise. Potential environmental impacts. Monitoring. Innovation. Conflicts between environment and economics -- Inclusion in inventory -- Supports and barriers -- Revised self-audit and sustainability guidelines for new enterprises -- Conclusions -- Bibliography -- Appendix 1: Definitions of green enterprise subsectors -- Appendix 2: Green enterprise survey: May 17 mail-out -- Appendix 3: Green enterprise survey response -- Appendix 4: Revised green enterprise survey -- Appendix 5: Environmental sustainability guidelines for new enterprises -- Appendix 6: CERES Principles -- Appendix 7: Descriptions of business evaluation and marketing tools -- Appendix 8: Comprehensive bibliography -- Appendix 9: Revised working inventory., by Erin Windatt. --, Submitted to : Jim Struthers, Tom Whillans., for use by: Community Organization and Innovation Network - Peterborough., Includes bibliographic references (p. 31-36).
Greening the Festival of Trees
This report examines all practices leading to the production of waste at the Peterborough Festival of Trees. This study was requested by the festival to examine its environmental impact on the community. The research was broken down into four subsections being waste, compost, packaging and food., Introduction -- Schedule -- Section 1: Waste audit and follow-up -- Section 2: Compost issues -- Section 3: Food issues -- Section 4: Packaging issues -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendices., by Rein Tammemagi ... [et al.]. --, Includes: Final research report; appendices; bibliography., Completed for: Karen Park and Anna Skorski at Peterborough Festival of Trees; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: December 2006., ERST 334H, Environmental & Resource Studies, Community-based research project.
Greening the Festival of Trees
Audits were conducted, and results checked to calculate the amount of material that could have been recycled, reused or composted with a goal of working towards zero-waste generation, or a reduction of waste sent to the landfill., Introduction -- Schedule and festival events/materials and methods -- Waste audit results -- Overcoming last year's waste audit challenges/issues -- New challenges/issues regarding waste audit -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- References., by Eva Ori. --, Completed for: Mary Conchelos & Ruth Kuchinand at the Festival of Trees; Supervisor: John Jackson, [Trent University]; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: January 2008., Includes bibliographic references (p. 17)., ERST 308, Environmental & Resource Studies, Waste Management.
Greening the Peterborough Ultimate League
Date of Project Submission: April, 2009., Completed for: Peterborough Ultimate League; Supervising Professor: Stephen Hill, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., ERST 483, Community-Based Research Project.
Greening the schoolyard
The schoolyard plays an important role in the healthy development of students and is a space that can be used not only for academic learning, but also for fostering a sense of community. 'Greening' or building natural environments in schoolyards can enhance the overall educational experience of the child, and may even have an impact later in in their adult life., 1. Introduction. 1.1 Purpose of the project. 1.2 Key research terms. 1.3 Study area -- 2. Literature review. 2.1 Relevant geographical issues and debates. 2.2 Benefits of schoolyards and gardening programmes. 2.3 Lessons on how to establish green schoolyard programmes. 2.4 Challenges. 2.5 Conclusion -- 3. Methodology. 3.1 Partcipants. 3.2 Materials. 3.3 Procedure. 3.4 Surveys -- 4. Results and discussion. 4.1 Challenges. 4.2 Student survey. 4.3 Staff survey. 4.4 Parent survey. 4.5 Community survey. 4.6 Focus group. 4.7 The 'Ten Year Green Schoolyard Plan' -- 5. Conclusion. 5.1 Summary of key findings. 5.2 Research limitations. 5.3 Suggestions for the future. 5.4 Final summation -- 6. References -- 7. Appendices., Completed for: R.F. Downey Public School. Supervising Professor: Heather Nicol, Trent University. Date of Submission: April 2012., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700: Research in Human Geography.
Groundwater levels and low water responses in the geographical jurisdiction of the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA)
by Jordan Rouse., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA) ; Supervising Professor: Peter Lafleur ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., GEOG 4030Y.
Groundwater quality of the Oak Ridges Moraine
by Scott Bendle and Joshua Bowes., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority ; Supervising Professor: Peter Lafleur ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., GEOG 4030Y.
Grow Me Instead: Horticultural Alternatives to Invasive Plants
by Samantha Shaw., Date of Project Submission: April 2015., Completed for: Ontario Invasive Plant Council ; Supervising Professor: Tom Whillans ; Trent Community Research Centre., ERSC 4830Y.
Grow Me Instead: Horticultural Alternatives to Invasive Plants [poster]
by Samantha Shaw., Date of Project Submission: April 2015., Completed for: Ontario Invasive Plant Council ; Supervising Professor: Tom Whillans ; Trent Community Research Centre., ERSC 4830Y.
Growing food security in Peterborough, Ontario
Introduction -- Case studies. 1. Toronto urban farm. 2. Farmstart McVean New Farmers project. 3. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School edible school yard project. 4. The Stop. 5. Kinsman Neighbourhood Farm. 6. Ohio City farm. 7. Growing Power projects -- General themes in literature. Urban agriculture. Land selection. Funding. Infrastructure and resources. Labour recruitment. Partnerships. The role of schools. Guiding principles -- A potential Peterborough project: Partnerships with Fleming College and Trent University -- Other projects -- Works cited., C. Mondoux & A. Griffith. --, Includes bibliographic references., ERST-CAST 3340H: The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.

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